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Gale Force Nine, Battlefront and BBC to produce Doctor Who board game!

14 October 2015
Gale Force Nine, Battlefront and BBC to produce Doctor Who board game!

Earlysville, VA (Oct. 7th, 2015)
For over fifty years the Doctor and his companions have taken viewers on a journey into the unknown in Doctor Who. Now, Gale Force Nine is partnering with BBC Worldwide North America to bring the Time Lord’s adventures to life in a new series of hobby board games based on the legendary sci-fi television show.

Doctor Who
“We are very excited to be able to immerse ourselves into this iconic material and make the game for a show that has shaped generations of viewers,” said John-Paul Brisigotti, CEO of the Battlefront Group. “Having a serious love of the property is how we make our games, and the Whovians in our design teams are creating something truly unique with this new series.”

“We have seen the effort and creativity that Gale Force Nine has put into its other properties. Doctor Who fans are in for a treat with this new hobby board game series,” said Soumya Sriraman, EVP Film, Home Entertainment, and Licensing for BBC Worldwide North America. 

Gale Force Nine will be releasing more details about the game in the coming months. You will be able to learn more at doctorwho.gf9games.com and follow the game’s development at www.facebook.com/galeforcenine

Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks

About Gale Force Nine:
Gale Force Nine, LLC. (GF9) is the premier gaming accessory company producing counters, markers, tokens, templates, and terrain for use with the most popular miniature games in the world.  In 2012 Gale Force Nine entered into the world of hobby boardgames specializing in rich strategic play with games licensed from fan-favorite television and media properties. GF9 is located in Earlysville, Virginia. Gale Force Nine is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Battlefront Group. Visit www.gf9.com for more information.

About BBC Worldwide North America:
BBC Worldwide North America is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) operating in the U.S. and Canada.  The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company operates four businesses in the territory - linear and digital content sales and co-productions, consumer products, BBC.com, and BBC Worldwide Productions, the production arm responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars. The company also owns a 50.1% share in cable channel BBC AMERICA through a joint venture with AMC Networks.